Translating the immigrant experience into intercultural expertise
Kia Lor of the Greenfield Intercultural Center supports students at Penn while navigating multiple cultures.
Supreme Court decision rules Arizona’s laws constitutional
In Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee, the Supreme Court ruled that Arizona’s election laws—pertaining to out of precinct ballots and whether or not third parties can pick up and deliver absentee ballots—do not violate the Voting Rights Act.
The pandemic, health inequities, and an ‘opportunity for change’
Experts across the University weigh in on which lessons the pandemic drove home and what immediate measures are needed to prevent future loss.
Anti-trans legislation: ‘Game pieces in the culture wars’
With 117 bills proposed across 33 U.S. states, 2021 is a record-breaking year for anti-trans legislation.
Sex, taboo, and family conversation
Simran Chand's thesis, “Familial Sexual Education for South Asian American Undergraduates and its Implications on Sexual Wellbeing,” used qualitative and quantitative analysis to determine the experiences of parental sexual communications among second-generation South Asian American Penn students.
How child tax credits will affect American families
Social scientists Amy Castro Baker and Pilar Gonalons-Pons weigh in on how expanded child tax credits beginning July 15 as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 will impact poverty, gender relations, and future policy